Travel Advisories

July 14-20, 2018

Interstate Highway Restrictions

Upcoming Overnight Interstate Closures

I-195 Pawtucket: As part of the Pine St. Bridge Replacement Project, I-95 North and South at Exit 27 is scheduled to close for the following nights from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.:

  • Sun. July 22 and Thurs. July 26: I-95 North ONLY
  • Mon. July 23 and Wed. July 25: I-95 South ONLY

New Lane Split on I-95 North and South in Providence

I-195 Providence: On I-95 North and South at Exit 19, there is a lane split because of bridge construction with two lanes to the left of the split and one to the right. DO NOT CHANGE LANES - ALL LANES GO THROUGH. Trucks must use the right lane in this area. Only the right lane on I-95 North can be used for Exit 19 to I-195 East and Exit 20 to Point St.

Ongoing Traffic Patterns

I-195 Providence: I-95 South, from Exit 19 to Exit 18, and I-95 North, from Exit 18 to Exit 20, lanes shifted to the right for construction through Summer 2018.

Providence/East Providence: I-195 West and East, from the Washington Bridge to the Mass. line, lane shifts in place.

Overnight

I-195 Cranston: I-95 North and South at the Rte. 10 Interchange, right shoulder closures for highway lighting work, Thurs. night from 9 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.

East Providence: I-195 East, from the Mass. line to the Horton Farm Bridge, left lane closed for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

I-195 Hopkinton to Warwick: I-95 North and South, including the ramps, from Exit 1 to Exit 15, expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for striping, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Lincoln: I-295 North and South at Rte. 146 Interchange, right shoulder closures for highway lighting work, Thurs. night from 11:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.

I-195 Pawtucket: I-95 North and South, from Exit 26 to Exit 28, right and center lane closures for construction, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

I-195 Warwick: I-95 South, from Rte. 2 to Service Rd., including the ramps, lane and temporary ramp closures for paving, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Delays anticipated. Follow signed detours.

Weekday

Cranston: I-295 North and South, from Exit 3B to Exit 7, watch for our crews in a moving operation for construction, Tues. and Wed. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

I-195 West Greenwich: I-95 North and South, from Exit 5A to Exit 5B, bridge work behind barrier and in median, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Ongoing Restriction

Johnston: I-295 North and South at Rte. 5 (Greenville Ave.) between Rte. 6 (Exit 9A and Exit 9B) and Rte. 44 (Exit 12A and 12B), right shoulder closures for construction, through Summer 2018.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

Weekend

Westerly: Rte. 78 East and West, at the Waterworks Bridge over the Pawcatuck River just before the Conn. line, bridge work behind barrier, Sat. from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

New Traffic Pattern

Providence: Motorists are experiencing various shoulder closures on Rte. 10 South between Westminster St. and Exit 5 (Union Ave.) for utility work through Summer 2018.

Overnight

Rte 4 East Greenwich: Rte. 4 North, from Exit 6 to Frenchtown Rd., two right lanes closed for bridge work, and Rte. 4 South, from Exit 7 to Frenchtown Rd., right lane closed for bridge work, Mon. night from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

North Smithfield: Rte. 146 North and South, from the Rte. 104/Downtown Woonsocket exit to the Pound Hill Rd. exit, alternating lane closures for bridge work behind barrier, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Portsmouth:
Rte. 24 South, from just south of the Sakonnet River Bridge to Rte. 138, lane and temporary ramp closures in a moving operation for milling and paving, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Delays anticipated. Follow signed detour.

Providence: Rte. 146 South, between the Branch Ave. off- and on-ramps, lane closures for milling and paving, Tues. night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Expect delays.

Warwick/Cranston: Rte. 37 East and West, including the ramps, from Post Rd. to Natick Ave., expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for striping, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Weekday

Charlestown: Rte. 1 South, Prosser Trail to Ross Hill Rd, right shoulder closed in a moving operation for mowing, Mon. from 8:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

North Smithfield:
Rte. 146 North and South, from the Rte. 99 overpass to the 146A split, partial lane closures in a moving operation for pothole patching, Mon. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Expect delays.

North Smithfield
: Rte. 146 North and South, from the Rte. 104/Downtown Woonsocket exit to the Pound Hill Rd. exit, bridge work behind barrier, Mon.-Fri. from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Portsmouth: Rte. 24 South, from just south of the Sakonnet River Bridge to Rte. 114, left lane closed for preparation for paving, Wed. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Rte 10 Providence: Rte. 10 North and South, from Union Ave. to Toby St., and Rte. 6 East and West, from the Hartford Ave. overpass to Rte. 10, lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

South Kingstown:
Rte. 1 North and South, from Succotash Rd. to the Charlestown line, shoulder closures for paving, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Expect delays.

Westerly: Rte. 78 East and West, at the Waterworks Bridge over the Pawcatuck River just before the Conn. line, bridge work behind barrier, Mon.-Fri from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Rte 6 Rte 10 Providence: Truck traffic is restricted to the right lane from the Westminster St. overpass over Rte. 10 South/Rte. 6 West to the Rte. 6/Rte. 10 interchange, and on Rte. 6 East at the Rte. 6/Rte. 10 interchange.

Rte 24 Tiverton/Portsmouth: Rte. 24 South at the Old Sakonnet River Bridge, please watch for construction vehicles exiting and entering the shoulder to access the construction site, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Summer 2018.

Rte 4 Warwick: Rte. 4 South, from the I-95 split to Exit 8 (Rte. 2/East Greenwich), right shoulder closed through late Fall 2018.

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Metropolitan Providence

Weekend

Cranston: Rte. 2 North, from Shortway Rd. to Park Ave. right lane closed for construction, Sat. from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Temporary Ramp Closures

East Providence: The on-ramps from Veterans Memorial Pkwy. and Warren Ave. to I-195 West are closed for construction. Get Detour Map »

Temporary Bridge Closures

East Providence: The Purchase St. Bridge over I-195, from School St. to Freeborn Ave., is currently closed. Follow signed detour via Potter St.

Pawtucket: The Pine St. Bridge, carrying northbound traffic on Pine St., between Marrin St. and Cedar St. over I-95, is closed for approximately four months. Get Detour Maps »

Providence: The Bath St. East Bridge, which spans the Woonasquatucket River and carries two-way traffic between Kinsley Ave./Providence Place and Promenade St., is currently closed. Get Detour Maps »

Temporary Road Closures

Providence: Blackstone St. East and West, from Allens Ave. to Eddy St., is currently closed. Local access to the Women and Infants Breast Health Ctr. will be maintained. Get Detour Map »

Providence: Effective Mon. July 23, Service Rd., from Willow St. to Marvin St., will be closed for construction. One-way travel is permitted from Oak St. to Marvin St.

Providence: Dorrance St., east of Dyer St. is closed for construction through June 2019.

New Traffic Patterns

Cranston: Motorists are experiencing a new traffic pattern on Rte. 12 (Scituate Ave.) East and West over I-295 at the Lawton Bridge. The right lane is open in each direction, with the work zone shifted to the center of the bridge. This new traffic pattern should be in place through Fall 2018.

East Providence: The right lane of the East Shore Expressway, starting before the Horton Farm Bridge, is currently closed through the end of 2018.

Weekday

Cranston: Rte. 2 North, from Shortway Rd. to Park Ave. right lane closed for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cranston:
On the ramp from Rte. 2 South to Meshanticut Valley Parkway, ramp narrowing for drainage work, Mon. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Cranston:
Allens Ave. North, from Oxford St. to Sayles St., right lane closed for pavement repair, Tues. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

East Providence: Veterans Memorial Parkway South, from Interlocken Rd. to Crawford Rd., right lane closed for pavement repair, Mon. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Pawtucket: The Barton St. Bridge, between Broad St. and Montgomery St., is currently closed. Get Detour Maps »

Providence: Elmwood Ave. North and South, from the I-95 underpass to the entrance to Roger Williams Park, has continuous alternating lane closures for construction and bridge work through Fall 2018.

Providence: Visit the City of Providence’s online calendar for traffic restrictions.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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East Bay

No Lane Closures at This Time.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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Newport County

Temporary Road Closure

Portsmouth: Park Ave. East and West, from East Main Rd. to Boyds Lane, is closed for construction through July 27. Follow signed detour.

Overnight

North Kingstown and Jamestown: Rte. 138 East and West, from Rte. 1 to the Newport Bridge, right lane and temporary ramp closures in a moving operation for sweeping, Mon. night from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Weekday

Portsmouth: Rte. 138 (East Main Rd.) East and West, from Boyds Lane to Sprague St., shoulder closures for construction, Mon.- Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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Northern R.I. & Blackstone Valley

Weekend

Lincoln: Railroad St. East and West, from Rte. 126 to Main St./ Manville Hill Rd., alternating lane closures for construction, Sat. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Temporary Bridge Closures

Burrillville: The Railroad Ave. Bridge, carrying Railroad Ave. just east of Chapel St. over the Clear River, is closed through Fall 2018.

Cumberland: The Town-owned Howard Rd. Bridge, which carries Howard Rd. over Abbott Run, is currently closed. Please follow signed detour via Abbot Run Valley Rd. in Cumberland or from Paine Rd. in Massachusetts. More information is available here.

Johnston: The Simmonsville Bridge, carrying Simmonsville Ave. over the Simmons Brook between Randall Ave. and Russo Dr., is closed through November. Get Detour Map »

North Smithfield: The Woonsocket Hill Rd. Bridge, which spans Rte. 146 between the Rte. 104/Downtown Woonsocket exit and the Pound Hill Road exit, is closed through December 2018. Get Detour Map »

North Smithfield: The Slatersville Stone Arch Bridge that carries Rte. 5 (Providence Pike) over the Branch River in North Smithfield is currently closed for continued rehabilitation through December 2018. Get Detour Maps »

Weekday

Glocester: Reservoir Rd. North and South, from #26 to #35, alternating one-way traffic for drainage work, Wed. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Johnston:
Rte. 6 (Hartford Ave.) East and West, from the Scituate town line to the I-295 South on-ramp, lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Lincoln:
Railroad St. East and West, from Rte. 126 to Main St./ Manville Hill Rd., alternating lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Scituate: Pole Bridge Rd. North and South, from Elmdale Rd. to West Greenville Rd., alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for paving, Tues. and Wed. from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Smithfield
: Rte. 116 (Pleasantview Ave.) East, from Mowry Rd. to Pleasantview Circle, right lane closed in a moving operation for drainage work, Mon. and Tues. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Scituate:
Rockland Rd. East and West, from Danielson Pike to Central Pike, alternating one-way traffic for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Scituate/Johnston: Winsor Ave. East and West, from Greenville Ave. to W. Greenville Rd., alternating one-way traffic for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Woonsocket: Diamond Hill Rd. at Mendon Rd., lane closures for construction, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Rte 44 Glocester: Motorists on Rte. 44 East and West, at its intersection with Rte. 100, are currently utilizing the new roundabout.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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South County

Weekend

North Kingstown: Partial right lane closures for drainage work, Sat. from 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the following roads: West Main St. East and West, Brown St. North and South, and Phillip St. East and West.

Ongoing Traffic Patterns

Richmond/Hopkinton: Rte. 3 and 138 at the Wyoming Bridge, between Bridge St. and Bank St., is closed to southbound traffic through mid-Summer. Northbound traffic has shifted to the southbound side of the bridge. Get Detour Map »

West Greenwich: Rte. 3 East and West, from Burnt Sawmill Rd. to Kitts Corner Rd., travel lanes reduced from 4 to 2 and eastbound and westbound traffic shifted to the west side of the Big River Bridge for construction through December 2018.

Weekday

Charlestown: Whipple Dr. North, from Shannock Hill Rd. to Rte. 112, partial right lane closure for drainage work, Mon. and Tues. from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Charlestown
: Shannock Rd. East and West, from North Rd. to Columbia Heights Rd., alternating one-way traffic for a bridge inspection, Mon. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Exeter
: Rte. 3 North and South, from Rte. 165 to Rte. 102, alternating lane closures for pavement repair. Mon. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

North Kingstown: Rte. 1A North and South, from Rte. 102 to Rte. 138, right shoulder closures in a moving operation for drainage work, Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

South Kingstown: Rte. 2 North, from Liberty Lane to Rte. 138, partial right lane closure for maintenance, Fri. from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Rte. 112 Charlestown/Richmond: Motorists are experiencing an alternating one-way traffic pattern controlled by temporary traffic signals, for bridge work, 24 hours a day on Rte. 112 North and South, from Butter Lane to Carolina Mill Lane. Expect delays.

Hopkinton/Richmond: Rte. 91 (Church St.) East and West at the Wood River Bridge, shoulder closures with a double lane shift for bridge work, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Fall 2018.

Rte 108 South Kingstown: Rte. 108 North and South at Curtis Corner Rd., alternating one-way traffic for construction, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through September 2018.

West Greenwich: Rte. 102 (Victory Hwy.) North and South, over I-95 at the Victory Hwy. Bridge, lane shift and shoulder closures remain in place for construction, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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West Bay

Weekday

Coventry: Rte. 102 North and South at Rte. 117, roundabout open although construction continues, Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please note: trucks may need to be guided through. Minor delays possible.

Warwick: Airport Connector West, from Post Rd. to Jefferson Blvd., left lane closed for highway lighting work, Wed. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Warwick: Rte. 117A South, from Lake Shore Dr. to Fairway Lane, right lane closed for drainage work, Tues. and Thurs. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Please note: date added.

Warwick:
Rte. 1 South, from Maple St. to Delaware Ave., left lane closed for drainage work, Wed. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Warwick: Post Rd. North and South at Potters Ave., lane closures for traffic signal work, Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m

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Rte. 115 West Warwick: Rte. 115 (Main St.) West over the Clyde Bridge, from East Main St. to Clyde St., is closed for construction through Summer 2018. Eastbound travel is not restricted. Get Detour Map »

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